Learn to Skate

Learn to skate classes are offered year round at Braemar Arena! Sign-up today, as classes can fill up fast!

Fall, winter and summer sessions are offered for beginners through advanced skaters and are available for ages three through adult. We use Learn to Skate USA to determine skating levels and our instructors are professionally accredited in both hockey and figure skating with Learn to Skate USA.  

If you have any questions, please call us at 952-833-9506.

Learn to Skate USA

Summer 2018 Skate School Registration Dates



  • The eight week summer session runs June 11 - August 6. No class on July 2  
  • Registration begins at 8 a.m. April 16 for Edina residents and April 23 for non-residents
  • If a class shows a waitlist, please register through the online system so you can be contacted in the event of a cancellation. 
  • View Snowplow Sam curriculum (PDF)
  • View Basic Skills curriculum (PDF)
  • View Hockey curriculum (PDF)

Fall Skate School Kick Off 


Here is your chance to get on the ice and meet the skate school instructors.  If it's been awhile, you can have an evaluation to make sure you are placed in the correct class.  General Sports will check skate fit and make sure your skater is ready to go for the first week of class.  

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - noon
Cost: Free


Fall 2018 Skate School 


  • The eleven week fall session runs September 17 - December 16 with classes offered during the day on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  An 8 week Thursday night session will be offered September 20 - November 15.  Two fall sessions of Jump and Spin are scheduled on Tuesday evenings.   
  • No class the week of MEA (October 16 - 20) except Jump and Spin or Thanksgiving week (Nov. 20 - Nov. 24)
  • Registration begins at 8 a.m. on August 20th for Edina residents and August 27th for non-residents
  • If a class shows a waitlist, please register through the online system so you can be contacted in the event of a cancellation

Winter/Spring 2019 Skate School



  • The twelve week winter/spring session runs January 8 - April 14 with classes offered during the day on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.  Winter and Spring sessions of Jump and Spin are scheduled on Tuesday evenings.  
  • No class the week of February 5 - 11 and March 18 - 24 (Edina Public Schools Spring Break)
  • Registration begins at 8 a.m. on December 10th for Edina residents and December 17th for non-residents  

Classes

  1. Adults
  2. Basic Skills
  3. Jump & Spin
  4. Parent & Child Class
  5. Snowplow Sam
  6. USA Hockey

Adult Learn to Skate


For beginners or those adults who want to improve their skills.

 Offered each season throughout the year.